Uncover the Net worth of Late Roger Ebert. Know more about his career as a Film Critic.
Roger Ebert was an American Film critic, Journalist, Screenwriter,and historian. Roger is very well-known for his works even after his death. He used to work as a critic for the Chicago Sun- Times. He has contributed a lot to make Hollywood better. He earned millions of fans all over the world.
Roger's Net worth and Earnings
Roger was one of the highest earning celebrity of Hollywood. His source of earnings were film journalism and royalties from his best-selling books. According to celebritynetworth.com, he had a net worth of $9 million. He is the role model of many aspiring and young filmmaker and critics. Agency paid him a huge amount of money for his work. We did a lot of digging but could not find the information of his salary. However, we are pretty much sure he used to receive a higher amount of salary from the agency.
Roger's Professional Career
The legend Film critic and journalist Roger began his career as a film critic in 1967 writing for Chicago's 'The Sun-Times'. In the same year, his history book 'Illini Century:One Hundred Years of Campus Life' was published by the University of Illinois. In 1970, he wrote the script for the film ' Beyond the Valley of the Dolls' along with famous filmmaker Russ Meyer.
Roger in a happy mood some years back
From 1970, he started to work at University of Chicago as a guest film tutor. In 1975, he featured in WTTV's weekly film review show. Later in 1982, the show was renamed at 'AT the Movies With Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert'.
Roger in a Spirit Award function before some years
In 1986, the producer transferred the ownership of the show to new owner part of 'Walt Disney Company', broadcasted by Buena Vista Television and was renamed as a 'Siskel & Ebert & The Movies'. Roger and Siskel were co-workers and they worked together 23 years. Their bond ended when Siskel died on 1999. After the death of Siskel, he got new partner Richard Roper and renamed the show as 'At The Movies With Ebert&Roper'.
Ebert ended his contract with Disney's show in mid-2008. Again on January 21, he appeared in his final review show 'Ebert Presents: At the Movies', he left the show in the December of the same year. His last review in the Chicago Sun-Times was for the movie 'To the Wonder' which he gave 3.5 out of 4 stars.
Roger is no more in this world but is still missed for his favors toward the Hollywood. He died at the age of 70 on April 4, 2013,after contributing his life to the film industry as a critic, scriptwriter, journalist, and guest actor.